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  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Boston, MA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Neighborhood 9, Cambridge84411,465
Aggasiz-Harvard, Cambridge833.25,113
West Cambridge, Cambridge8148,604
Cambridge Highlands, Cambridge8051,038
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mid-Cambridge, Cambridge792.712,615
Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston791.128,472
Charlestown, Boston791.616,916
Central, Boston780.232,335

Best Cities Near Boston, MA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lexington, MA8710.632,306
Winchester, MA877.721,863
Wellesley, MA871228,858
Needham, MA8610.829,540
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Sharon, MA86186,010
Reading, MA8512.325,176
Marblehead, MA8514.720,163
Hingham, MA8512.35,199

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Boston, MA - Ups and Downs

I've lived in Boston, MA for most of my life, in or around the heart of the city. It is a wonderful city and has its ups and downs. It's broken up into many different neighborhoods. Each of the neighborhoods offers a different lifestyle and level of safety. There are a couple of neighborhoods that I would recommend avoiding as much as possible, especially at night. One of …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Nov 24, 2011
Boston - My Favorite City

I lived in Boston from 2000-2002, and was a fantastic place to live. My place was on Route 60 in Malden, MA, just a short couple of exits up I-93 after you pass the old Fleet Center (that's what it was when I lived there). In fact, every time I get back up north to visit family, I make sure I try to take in a Celtics game, …
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ryankellyPosted on Jan 18, 2011

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Where to live in Boston? I'm hoping to get some feedback from people who currently live in Boston. Can someone tell me where to live in Boston? Are there some great neighborhoods that I should consider? I'd like to be close to restaurants, shopping and all the other important amenities. Thnx! …
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WindyCityPosted on Nov 15, 2012
need info about surrounding areas Hi, we are thinking about relocating to the area south of Boston (within 60mi) and are looking for information on a town with low crime, lower cost of living/housing rates/rent. we are coming from rural PA, so our cost of living is VERY low right now... I just want to make sure any salary isn't totally eaten up by rent or something. Any help would be great! Thanks! …
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abagarnerPosted on Apr 12, 2011
Source: The Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.